Befeqadu Hailu named International Writer of Courage 2019 at PEN Pinter Prize

Ethiopian writer, activist and co-founder of blogging platform Zone 9 Befeqadu Hailu has been named International Writer of Courage at the PEN Pinter Prize ceremony.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-10 20:42:42 UTC ]
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Waleed Abulkhair named PEN Pinter International Writer of Courage

Lawyer and human rights activist Waleed Abulkhair has been named this year's PEN Pinter International Writer of Courage. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Mahvash Sabet named PEN Pinter International Writer of Courage

Iranian poet Mahvash Sabet has been announced as the 2017 International Writer of Courage and will share the PEN Pinter Prize with Irish writer Michael Longley. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Ugandan novelist Rukirabashaija named 2021 International Writer of Courage

Ugandan novelist Kakwenza Rukirabashaija, who was subjected to torture by the his home country's government while detained last year, has been named the International Writer of Courage at the PEN Pinter Prize ceremony. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sissay wins PEN Pinter Prize 2019

Poet and performer playwright Lemn Sissay has been awarded the PEN Pinter Prize, with judges praising his ability to "forge beautiful words and a thousand reasons to live and love".  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Malorie Blackman Wins England’s 2022 PEN Pinter Prize

The former children's book laureate in the United Kingdom, Malorie Blackman will select English PEN's next 'International Writer of Courage.' The post Malorie Blackman Wins England’s 2022 PEN Pinter Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Zimbabwean novelist Dangarembga wins PEN Pinter Prize 2021

Zimbabwean novelist, playwright, filmmaker and activist Tsitsi Dangarembga has been awarded the PEN Pinter Prize 2021 for her "cultural significance" charting "the development of Zimbabwe from a British colony to an autocratic and troubled-free state". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'Living legend' Linton Kwesi Johnson wins PEN Pinter Prize 2020

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In London, Raymond Antrobus Named 2019 Young Writer Award Winner

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Center for Fiction Names 2019 First Novel Prize Shortlist

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Man Booker Prize Names 2019 Shortlist

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UK’s Polari Book Prize Names Its 2019 Longlists: Two Awards, 12 Contenders

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Center for Fiction Names 2019 First Novel Prize Longlist

The Center for Fiction announced its 2019 First Novel Prize Longlist yesterday. The award is given to the “best debut novel published between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31 of the award year,” and the prize-winning author receives $10,000. Here is the 2019 longlist (featuring many titles from our 2019 Book... Continue reading at The Millions

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Man Booker Prize Names 2019 Longlist

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Oman’s Jokha Alharthi and Translator Marilyn Booth Win the 2019 Man Booker International Prize

The Man Booker International has its first Arabic-language winner. Oman's Jokha Alharthi and Boston-born translator Marilyn Booth split the £50,000 award. The post Oman’s Jokha Alharthi and Translator Marilyn Booth Win the 2019 Man Booker International Prize appeared first on Publishing... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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International Publishers Association Names Its 2019 Prix Voltaire Shortlist

Book publishers on the 2019 International Publishers Association Prix Voltaire shortlist come from Egypt, Iran, Myanmar, South Africa, and Turkey. The post International Publishers Association Names Its 2019 Prix Voltaire Shortlist appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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English PEN publishes international festival guidelines for writers

English PEN is publishing guidelines for writers attending international festivals in countries with poor human rights and censorship records. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Judges praise the 13 finalists – all but two published by indie houses – for ‘enriching our idea of what fiction can do’The “finest works of translation from around the world” are almost exclusively published by independent presses – at least according to the Man Booker International prize,... Continue reading at The Guardian

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PEN America Names Its 2019 Literary Award Laureates: $370,000 in Winnings

The best literature, says PEN America president Jennifer Egan at the organization's 2019 awards in New York City 'embodies hard truths, contradictions, and discoveries.' The post PEN America Names Its 2019 Literary Award Laureates: $370,000 in Winnings appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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